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Mum’s the word

Bella Savarese, Staff Writer October 26, 2017

    With Homecoming just around the corner there's one tradition that should be ditched: mums.     This absolutely pointless tradition started out as a simple little chrysanthemum that a...

President Donald Trump speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Thursday, May 4, 2017, before signing an executive order aimed at easing an IRS rule limiting political activity for churches. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Trump copycats world strongmen policies

Ted Wu, Sports Editor/ Social Media May 23, 2017

   President Donald Trump’s strange affection for world strongmen and subsequent attempts to incorporate their policies into his own policies are not only ridiculous, but incredibly dangerous. ...

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Scott Pruitt doesn’t belong in EPA

Ted Wu, Sports Editor/ Social Media May 9, 2017

    President Donald Trump’s administration reeks of science deniers and is justifiably being regarded with unprecedented skepticism from the scientific community, especially his pick for the post...

Basketball MVP obvious

Ted Wu, Sports Editor April 21, 2017

   Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook deserves the MVP award for the 2016-17 NBA regular season.    For starters, Westbrook has become the first player since Oscar Robertson...

Negative news stresses out readers, making them anxious.

Media needs more hopeful headlines

Ted Wu, Sports/Social Media Editor April 12, 2017

In a time of seemingly endless despair in the world, with negative headlines oftentimes overwhelming the positive ones, it is critical for more positive news to be covered. If it bleeds, it leads, the...

The Great Wall centers a Chinese theme around a white, male lead.

Film industry lacks minority representation

Amanda Mcnatt, Features Editor April 10, 2017

Despite the fact that the movie industry is full of fantastic plotlines and characters, it lacks the ability to truly encompass diversity, evident by the dominance of white actors in popular films. Within...

Dallas Morning News stand (Photo by Grace Tsichlis)

Credible news stations offer valid information

Grace Tsichlis, Staff Writer March 22, 2017

   In the age of technology, journalism is more important than ever, but the responsibility of the reader has significantly increased in order for them to be well-informed and properly educated. ...

A stack of AP books (photo by Lauren Girgis)

Are AP classes worth it?

Lauren Girgis, Staff writer/A&E Editor February 8, 2017

    Advanced Placement (AP) classes are worth the time and effort because they can drastically improve a student’s Grade Point Average (GPA) and college prospects, but not all students are able...

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Teach students real-world skills

Lauren Girgis, Staff Writer December 20, 2016

    As students change gears from high school to adulthood, it is necessary that they learn practical, real-world skills in school before they are on their own.     While real-world life...

Know the signs of gun violence

Libby Cooper, Staff Writer December 20, 2016

    Last Friday, an organization known as Sandy Hook Promise released an eye-opening video that shows just how easy it is to overlook prominent signs of gun violence.     The beginning half...

Twitter decides to murder Vine

Twitter decides to murder Vine

Grace Tsichlis, Staff Writer December 9, 2016

Twitter made the executive decision to shut down the Vine app, depriving the world of not only a creative outlet, but a source of hilarious content and inside jokes the whole internet is in on....

President-elect Donald Trump and Secretary Hillary Clinton campaign during the presidential election. (Photos by Gage Skidmore)

Election creates perilous situation

Ted Wu, Staff Writer/Sports Editor December 9, 2016

The 2016 presidential election set a dangerous precedent for future elections, with lamentable campaigns run by both former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and President-Elect Donald Trump endangering...

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